High School Humanities Teacher

Website San Francisco Waldorf School

This is a .75FTE exempt faculty position.

Start Date: August 2021




The San Francisco Waldorf High School seeks an enthusiastic and experienced Humanities Teacher with a background in history and social science and the ability to teach Economics, U.S. History, Anti-racism, and assorted other courses in Ancient Civilizations, Literature or Current Events, depending on the candidate’s strengths.


Our ideal candidate is comfortable teaching all high school grade levels (9-12), excels at teaching to a wide range of student abilities and has sound classroom management.


We are looking for a someone who wants to join a Waldorf faculty and work in a highly collaborative environment.  We are interested to learn what ideas the candidate might like to bring to the high school curriculum.


Waldorf Education is the fastest growing independent school movement in the world.  This dynamic, 100-year-old approach to child development and education—based on the teachings of Rudolf Steiner—is continually reinventing itself to meet the needs of current students. Waldorf education inspires life-long learning in students and enables them to fully develop their unique capacities.


The San Francisco Waldorf School (SFWS) was founded in 1979 and serves more than 450 students across a parent-child program, a nursery program, kindergarten, and the first through twelfth grades. The high school campus is in the West Portal neighborhood.




·         Bachelor’s degree required

·         Graduate degree preferrable

·         Waldorf Teacher Training completed or the willingness to begin a Waldorf Teacher Training program by the second year of employment with SFWS

·         Significant high school teaching or experience working with teens



Benefits and Compensation:


This is a .75FTE position.   Benefits include medical, dental, flexible spending plans, retirement plan (employer contributions after one year), and tuition remission for eligible dependents. Salaries are paid on a 12-month schedule.


Physical Requirements and Work Environment:


·         Be able to occasionally lift to 30 lbs.

·         Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including heat and cold

·         Regularly sitting or standing 4-8 hours


FLSA Classification:               Faculty; Exempt from overtime


Reports to:                            High School Chair


Hired by:                               High School Steering Committee


Date Modified:                     February 2021


San Francisco Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, age, gender, or any protected class. We recognize that the range of ethnicities, nationalities, languages, socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, learning differences, and life experiences within our community enhance the school’s learning environment, and we are committed to fostering equity and inclusion.

Please send resume and letter of interest.


Tagged as: High School

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@sfwaldorf.org

You can apply to this job and others using your online resume. Click the link below to submit your online resume and email your application to this employer.